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UN Refugees and Migrants Summit: All Talk, No Action


#1

UN Refugees and Migrants Summit: All Talk, No Action

Winnie Byanyima

I cried my eyes out when I arrived in the UK, a refugee.

I remember the policeman at immigration control looking down at me, a lost and distraught young African girl. He'd caught me with a forged $100 bill. I tried to explain, "I didn't know it was fake."

The Idi Amin dictatorship in Uganda meant we were forced to buy black-market money.

I thought my luck had run out, and I was going to prison.


#2

"As it stands we expect no commitments from rich governments to welcome and support more refugees, nor do we expect refugees being offered better chances for schooling and work."

Refugees don't seem to fit the oligarchy's plan.


#3

The West creates much of the need for refugees with the wars & drone strikes. They only take in a limited number of refugees. They should work on long term solutions.